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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by larryp, Mar 20, 2011.

  1. larryp

    larryp In the Brooder

    Jun 28, 2010
    Hi I have a still air bator with 40 eggs to lockdown tomorrow. First time using it. Do you all fill all water spaces with water. Do I need to add watered sponges. It also has two stoppers that open holes on top. Do I need to remove them. Don't have directions, got thrown away by accident. Any help appreciated.

  2. Josie

    Josie Songster

    Jan 3, 2008
    I think some of that will depend on your ambient humidity. (Here it is so dry that I can't get my humidity high enough)

    What knd of bator do you have?
    I found a manual for a Little Giant.
    And general instructions for a still air incubator.
  3. Pasha1

    Pasha1 Songster

    Mar 17, 2011
    South Geaorgia
    I had to fill all mine and add 3 sponges to get humidity up with the vents open. Had 6 hatch and waiting on one slow poke. Now humidity is too high. Trying to bring it down. Still have 6 eggs that aren't due untill wed in there. Good luck.

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